When a Cracked Tooth Doesn't Hurt
Sometimes when we explain to one of our patients that they need a dental crown, they are shocked because they have not experienced tooth pain.
The truth is that dental conditions often do not cause pain until the condition is well advanced. This is because your tooth’s nerve is protected deep inside your tooth structure. Enamel and dentin house the nerve and blood supply of your tooth, and unless decay or damage has reached those internal tooth structures, you may not know that anything has changed.
Why We Recommend Dental Crowns
We often recommend dental crowns after a root canal, deep decay, or fracture to your tooth structure. The goal of a dental ...